The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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1881 East Grinstead Census
That part of East Grinstead Parish that includes London Road
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

2London RoadGeorge Arnold, M, Head, married, age 42, born AshurstWood; occupation: furniture dealer
    Louisa Arnold, F, Wife, married, age 43, born AshurstWood
    Ada Arnold, F, Daughter, age 13, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholar
    Emily Arnold, F, Daughter, age 11, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholar
    Cissea Arnold, F, Daughter, age 7, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholar
    Ethel Rowe, F, Boarder, age 11, born Forest Row; occupation Scholar

2London RoadJohn Southey, M, Head, single, age 41, born East Grinstead; occupation Grocer And Draper
    Ann Southey, F, Sister, single, age 43, born East Grinstead; occupation Housekeeper
    John Brock, M, Boarder, single, age 46, born Maidstone, Kent, occupation: draper's assistant
    Charles Simmons, M, Boarder, single, age 28, born Horsham; occupation Grocer's assistant
    Sydney Hart, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Chichester; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Edwin Hedgecock, M, Boarder, single, age 22, born Rochester, Kent; occupation: draper's assistant
    Frank Waller, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Norfolk; occupation Grocer's assistant
    Thomas Skinner, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born Sussex; occupation Grocer's assistant
    Arthur W. Henlow, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Haywards Heath; occupation: draper's assistant
    Ernest C. Maynard, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born Forest Row; occupation: draper's assistant
    Albert Reeves, M, Boarder, single, age 18, born Bexhill; occupation: drapers apprentice
    Frederick Piper, M, Boarder, single, age 14, born Sussex; occupation Grocer's assistant
    Lizzie Jones, F, Boarder, single, age 25, born London; occupation: milliner
    Ann Pentecost, F, Servant, single, age 31, born East Grinstead; occupation Domestic servant
    Mary Sturt, F, Servant, single, age 21, born West Grinstead; occupation Domestic servant

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